Drew Brees: Saints have found solutions to fix 2014 problems after 'my most frustrating season'

New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees warms up before the NFL Football Pro Bowl Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees didn't mince words at the Pro Bowl. The 7-9 campaign in 2014 "was my most frustrating season," he told Sports Illustrated. But Brees expressed confidence in coach Sean Payton, general manager Mickey Loomisa and the team's staff, saying he thinks the braintrust has identified what ailed the team… Continue reading →

New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham dunks at Pro Bowl, says maybe NFL will change dunk rule

New Orleans Saints' Jimmy Graham leaps to throw the ball over the goal post after scoring a touchdown during the first half of the NFL Football Pro Bowl Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Jimmy Graham showed off a healthy shoulder ... and he brought back his touchdown dunk, too. The New Orleans tight end provided relief for worried Saints fans while grabbing two touchdown passes, including the winning 1-yard catch on fourth down with 3:10 left in Sunday night’s Pro Bowl. If… Continue reading →

Lewis: Craving more Tom Benson family gossip? It’s time to grow up.

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson enters the field in a preseason game between the New Orleans Saints and the Baltimore Ravens at the Superdome in New Orleans, La. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

Enjoying the Benson Family Feud? Well, who wouldn’t? You’ve got money, power and relationship issues far beyond what just about any of us would ever be involved with. You’ve got a man some have never forgiven for supposedly wanting to move the city’s most cherished institution during the time of its deepest despair —… Continue reading →

Sources: Berating assistants, often missing from work, Rita LeBlanc caused Tom Benson to worry

New Orleans Saints co-owner Rita Benson LeBlanc on the sidelines before the start of the Saints Kansas City NFL football game at the Mercedes-Benz  Superdome in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman) ORG XMIT: NYOTK

Though she was once the apple of Tom Benson’s eye and the heir apparent to his sports franchises, Rita LeBlanc gave her grandfather plenty of reasons to worry about her ability to take over his empire upon his passing, according to some of the people who know both of them well. When Benson was well into… Continue reading →

Analysis: Jeff Ireland’s tenure in Miami was full of hits and misses

Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland watches the team during an NFL football practice, Monday, July 22, 2013, in Davie, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Jeff Ireland took a lot of heat in Miami. He probably shouldn’t have traded for and then traded away wide receiver Brandon Marshall. He paid too much for wide receiver Mike Wallace. And he burned too many picks trying to find a viable quarterback and help on the offensive line. He also never won a playoff game. Those… Continue reading →

Saints sign New Orleans native Delvin Breaux out of the CFL

Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Delvin Breaux

There was a time when Delvin Breaux thought he was no longer going to play football. The multiple broken vertebrae in his neck kept him away from the game for six years and prevented him for suiting up for LSU. But on Saturday, Breaux finally pulled himself back to the place he once appeared destined to end up… Continue reading →

The NFL will play a role in the Saints' ownership succession plan

Rita Benson LeBlanc, co-owner of the New Orleans Saints, walk on the sideline before an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

Tom Benson can leave ownership of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans to whomever he pleases when he dies, but the decision is not entirely up to him. Under the proposed succession plan announced by Benson this week, his wife, Gayle, will succeed him as owner of the two franchises. Previously his granddaughter, Rita LeBlanc, was viewed… Continue reading →

Running back Mark Ingram says the Saints have told him that they want him back

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram (22) celebrates his touchdown with fans in a NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in the Superdome in , La. Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Mark Ingram gets another chance to wear a New Orleans Saints helmet on Sunday when he plays in his first Pro Bowl. What happens next is uncertain, even though the running back insists the Saints want him to return following his breakout 2014 season.… Continue reading →

Video: Saints owner Tom Benson in first on-camera interview since lawsuit: I feel great, like a 50 year old

Tom Benson speaks with a FOX 8 reporter on Friday outside the Saints and Pelicans' practice facility. (Photo courtesy of FOX 8)

Source: In Rita Benson LeBlanc vs. Gayle Benson, 'This is truly sad ... people are going to be hurt'

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--Layne Murdoch Jr. photographs New Orleans Pelicans GM Dell Demps, New Orleans Pelicans head coach Monty Williams, Vice Chairman of the Board of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans Rita Benson LeBlanc, Dennis Lauscha, president of Saints and Pelicans, Saints GM Mickey Loomis, and New Orleans Pelicans and Saints owner Tom Benson and his wife Gayle Benson at Pelicans Media Day in Metairie, La. Monday, Sept. 29, 2014.

You’ve seen them in numerous pictures and perhaps in person, although much less frequently of late. Tom Benson, Louisiana’s richest man and owner of the state’s two major professional sports franchises, flanked by his wife, Gayle, and his granddaughter, Rita LeBlanc. But rarely just the two women, rarely side by side without Benson between them… Continue reading →

Underhill: Nothing is supposed to change with Tom Benson's ownership succession plan

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- A statute of New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson holding the Vince Lombardi trophy for Super Bowl XLIV is seen after an unveiling ceremony in September in Champions Square by the Mercedes-Benze Superdome.

Nothing is supposed to change. That was the gist of the statement released by the New Orleans Saints on Thursday morning announcing Gayle Benson and not Rita LeBlanc, who previously was considered heir to her grandfather’s throne, will take control of the NFL’s Saints and the NBA’s Pelicans when Tom Benson passes away. Those same sentiments… Continue reading →

Rabalais: Benson saga hard not to watch

New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson walks with his wife Gayle Benson, left, and co-owner Rita Benson LeBlanc before an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Bill Haber) ORG XMIT: NYOTK

The lawsuits are flying, the attorneys are massing on the border and people are choosing sides for what promises to be The Battle of New Orleans II, an uncivil war between Bensons and LeBlancs for control of Louisiana’s major professional sports empire. In the middle, like children caught in the eye of a rancorous divorce, are… Continue reading →

SMG’s Doug Thornton comments on Tom Benson’s ownership succession plan

Photo by Rusty Costanza -- New Orleans Saints and Hornets owner Tom Benson smiles in front of a New Orleans Hornets display at the New Orleans Saints headquarters in  Metairie, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012.

The last part of the comment from Doug Thornton, regional vice-president of SMG, the company which operates both the Superdome and the Smoothie King Center concerning the over the dispute between Tom Benson and his family over the future ownership of the Saints and Pelicans was omitted from the online edition of the New Orleans Advocate on Friday.… Continue reading →

Lewis: Saints embracing fresh ideas

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--Saint general manager Mickey Loomis speaks at a press conference at the Saints Training Facility in Metairie, La. Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015.

MOBILE, Ala. — Fresh ideas. Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis wasn’t 30 seconds into talking about the hiring of Jeff Ireland for the team’s top personnel post — the exact title is still fuzzy — Wednesday when he said those words. And he wasn’t just talking about the scouting department. Since Senior Bowl… Continue reading →

Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman says the Patriots punishment for "deflate-gate" should exceed Saints bounty-gate punishment

If the New England Patriots are found guilty of having illegally deflated balls in last Sunday's 45-7 victory against the Indianapolis Colts, Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman has an idea of how to punish them. Aikman, speaking in an interview on The Ticket's Musers on SportsRadio 1310 AM and 96.7 FM in Dallas, said whatever the… Continue reading →

CFL cornerback Delvin Breaux will work out with Saints on Friday

Advocate staff file photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Delvin Breaux

The Saints search for cornerback help will continue when the team works out Delvin Breaux on Friday. A New Orleans native, the 6-foot-1 Breaux has been with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League since 2013. He intercepted one pass and returned it for a touchdown last year. He also recovered a fumble and recorded… Continue reading →

Nick Underhill questions, answers: Saints, Tom Benson ownership succession plan good for team

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) walks off the field after their loss to the Atlanta Falcons in an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. The Falcons won 30-14. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

. The New Orleans Advocate's Saints beat writer Nick Underhill answered your questions in a live chat about the team on Thursday. Here are some of the questions and answers. Question: Does this (Tom Benson ownership story) have any effect on the team?
Nick Underhill: Ownership changes? I think it's good news. Sounds like they want to keep the team… Continue reading →

Photos: A look at Rita Benson LeBlanc, Gayle Benson with the Saints, Pelicans over the years

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--Layne Murdoch Jr. photographs New Orleans Pelicans GM Dell Demps, New Orleans Pelicans head coach Monty Williams, Vice Chairman of the Board of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans Rita Benson LeBlanc, Dennis Lauscha, president of Saints and Pelicans, Saints GM Mickey Loomis, and New Orleans Pelicans and Saints owner Tom Benson and his wife Gayle Benson at Pelicans Media Day in Metairie, La. Monday, Sept. 29, 2014.

Tom Benson’s wife, Gayle, will take control of his two sports franchises upon his death, possibly setting up a battle over the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans between Gayle and his granddaughter Rita Benson LeBlanc. Benson’s announcement was unexpected, as his granddaughter had been seen as likely to succeed him in running New Orleans’ two professional sports… Continue reading →

Live chat; ask now! Latest on the Saints' new ownership plan with Advocate sportswriter Nick Underhill

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (80) and New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton watch the replay of Graham's touchdown attempt that was ruled as a stripped ball and recovery by the Atlanta Falcons in a NFL football game in the Superdome in New Orleans, La. Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014.

. Advocate sportswriter Nick Underhill is on hand to answer all of your questions and take your comments on how and if the new ownership succession plan from Saints' owner Tom Benson will affect the team on and off the field. Click here to join the chat on mobile apps.Continue reading →

Saints and Pelicans President Dennis Lauscha: Tom Benson’s new succession plan ensures teams’ foundation of success continues

Left to right, New Orleans Hornets and New Orleans Saints media relations director Greg Bensel, general manager Mickey Loomis, New Orleans Hornets and New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson and his wife Gayle Benson, Jennifer Lauscha, wife of New Orleans Saints executive vice president Dennis Lauscha, and Dennis Lauscha, watch in the second half of an NBA basketball game between the New Orleans Hornets and the Milwaukee Bucks in New Orleans, Monday, Dec. 3, 2012.  The Hornets won 102-81. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

In his first statements since word broke that Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson had altered his succession plan, Dennis Lauscha — the president of New Orleans’ NFL and NBA franchises — on Thursday said the decision will allow the teams’ “strong foundation of success ... (to) continue.” Lauscha — who has been running the… Continue reading →

Tom Benson's new Saints, Pelicans succession plan has 'unequivocal support' from GM Mickey Loomis

New Orleans Saints and Pelicans executive vice president and general manager Mickey Loomis issued a statement Thursday morning in support of Tom Benson’s new ownership succession plan, which leaves Gayle Benson, and not granddaughter Rita Benson LeBlanc, as owner of the sports franchises in the event of his passing. “Our football and basketball operations could not ask… Continue reading →

Drew Brees: 'All I can say is I absolutely love' Gayle Benson

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and head coach Sean Payton smile at Saints owner Tom Benson at a ceremony Tuesday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. A statue was unveiled of Benson holding the Vince Lombardi trophy for Super Bowl XLIV, when the Saints defeated the Indianapolis Colts.

At the Pro Bowl in Arizona on Thursday afternoon, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees expressed his affinity for Gayle Benson, Tom's wife and the newly named future owner of the franchise. "All I can say is I absolutely love Gayle," Brees said. "I think she's one of the sweetest people. I know she's one of our… Continue reading →

Scott Rabalais: What's next for Rita Benson LeBlanc? Fabric of Tom Benson sports dynasty 'irreparably ripped'

Associated Press file photo by GERALD HERBERT -- Tom Benson poses with wife Gayle Benson, and granddaughter, Rita Benson LeBlanc before the 49ers game with the Saints in November.

Everyone expected the New Orleans Saints to make big changes this offseason. An assistant coach here. A front-office face there. A blockbuster trade, perhaps. Hardly anyone could have expected this front-office disappearance, this blockbuster, which came down Wednesday when Tom Benson revealed he will transfer ownership of the Saints and the Pelicans to his wife upon… Continue reading →

Mickey Loomis expresses excitement over adding Jeff Ireland to scouting staff

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--Saint general manager Mickey Loomis speaks at a press conference at the Saints Training Facility in Metairie, La. Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015.

MOBILE, Ala. — Ryan Pace’s departure to become the general manager of the Chicago Bears created an opportunity for the New Orleans Saints to change their procedures. The old way wasn’t broken, and continuity is valued among NFL types, but sometimes change is needed, and that’s the determination Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis came to… Continue reading →

Lewis: Saints embracing fresh ideas

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--Saint general manager Mickey Loomis speaks at a press conference at the Saints Training Facility in Metairie, La. Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015.

MOBILE, Ala. — Fresh ideas. Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis wasn’t 30 seconds into talking about the hiring of Jeff Ireland for the team’s top personnel post — the exact title is still fuzzy — Wednesday when he said those words. And he wasn’t just talking about the scouting department. Since Senior Bowl… Continue reading →

Saints fire director of college scouting Rick Reiprish, among other moves

Advocate file photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- General Manager Mickey Loomis continues to shake up the Saints staff.

MOBILE, Ala. — Rick Reiprish sat in the stands at Fairhope Stadium, alone, wearing a black hat pulled down to his eyes, a pair of dark sunglasses, and a turtleneck with a small Saints logo on the left neck. Just hours earlier, he had been the New Orleans Saints director of college scouting. He was piecing… Continue reading →

New details revealed: Kenner police release report in arrest of Saints pass rusher Junior Galette

In a photo provided by the Kenner Police Department, New Orleans Saints linebacker Junior Galette appears in a police photo in Kenner, La. Galette was arrested Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in a domestic violence case in which a woman says her face was scratched and her ear bloodied after an earring was ripped off. Galette was booked with misdemeanor simple battery stemming from the disturbance at the player's house in Kenner, a New Orleans suburb. (AP Photo/Kenner Police Department)

Although Kenner police briefly jailed him on suspicion of domestic violence on Jan. 5, Junior Galette and another man arrested with him both denied that the New Orleans Saints’ star pass rusher ever put his hands on the accuser once the argument at the center of the case began, according to a report released to the… Continue reading →

Lewis: Rick Reiprish’s firing is the Saints' latest wake-up call

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--Saint general manager Mickey Loomis speaks at a press conference at the Saints Training Facility in Metairie, La. Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015.

MOBILE, Ala. — Five years ago Sunday, New Orleans Saints director of college scouting Rick Reiprish was sitting on the front row at the Senior Bowl weigh-ins, accepting the congratulations of his peers from around the NFL after the Saints had reached the Super Bowl the night before. For the hundreds of personnel people… Continue reading →

LSU’s Connor Neighbors showcases physique at Senior Bowl

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU fullback Connor Neighbors walks off the field as Arkansas fans fill it after the Razorbacks' 17-0 win Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, in Fayetteville, Ark.

MOBILE, Ala. — Tuesday’s Senior Bowl weigh in is not for the shy. First players come on a stage in the Mobile Convention Center wearing nothing but form-fitting compression shorts — a requirement because UnderArmour is a sponsor — to be sized up by the 500 or so NFL coaches, scouts and other personnel people in attendance.… Continue reading →

Source: Receiver Marques Colston has not discussed lowering salary with the Saints

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston (12) outruns Tampa Bay Buccaneers strong safety Bradley McDougald to the end zone to score on a 36-yard touchdown reception during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

. MOBILE, Ala. — If Marques Colston is willing to play for less money next season, he has not shared that news with the New Orleans Saints. A league source told The Advocate that Colston and the Saints are yet to have discussions to lower his $7 million base salary for the 2015 season.… Continue reading →

Source: Ex-Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland meets with Saints, hopeful to eventually join the team

. Former Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland has met with the New Orleans Saints and is hopeful to join the staff, a source has told The Advocate. An earlier ESPN report Tuesday said Ireland has been hired to serve as a college scout. Check out our black and gold blog to read the full story.Continue reading →

Saints fire director of college scouting Rick Reiprish

Advocate file photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- General Manager Mickey Loomis continues to shake up the Saints staff.

. MOBILE, Ala. — After attending an event Tuesday morning as a member of the Saints scouting staff, New Orleans Saints director of player personnel Rick Reiprish left a Mobile, Alabama, hotel with general manager Mickey Loomis and was informed that he was being let go.

“It’s a little bit of a surprise,” Reiprish said. Continue reading →

Saints add Dennis Allen to coaching staff as senior defensive assistant, per report

Advocate staff photo by Scott Threlkeld -- Dennis Allen is shown in this Aug. 16, 2013, Advocate file photo.

Rob Ryan is being given some assistance. According to ESPN, the New Orleans Saints are bringing Dennis Allen back to town to serve in a “senior defensive role,” working closely with defensive coordinator Rob Ryan. Allen worked with the Saints from 2006-2010 serving first as an assistant defensive line coach and then taking over the secondary.… Continue reading →

Saints running back Mark Ingram is a late addition to the Pro Bowl roster

New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram (22) holds the football after scoring against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on a 1-yard touchdown run during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

. Mark Ingram’s distant future is still uncertain. His immediate future will include a trip to Arizona. With Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch unable to take part in the Pro Bowl due to Seattle advancing to the Super Bowl, the Saints announced Ingram would be taking his place. Click here to see… Continue reading →

Saints scout Rick Reiprish expresses interest in Saints’ opening at director of player personnel

Advocate photo by VERONICA DOMINACH --Mark Ingram warms up during training camp at the Saints practice facility in Metairie, La. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

MOBILE, Ala. — It’s not yet known how the New Orleans Saints will replace former director of player personnel Ryan Pace, or whether they will fill the position at all. But if they do, director of college scouting Rick Reiprish said he would “absolutely” be interested in the job, noting the decision… Continue reading →

Chicago Bears' GM Ryan Pace hires Saints' scout Josh Lucas as director of player personnel

Chicago Bears new general manager Ryan Pace listens to question at a news conference in Lake Forest, Ill., Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. The Chicago Bears announced the hiring of Ryan Pace on Thursday as general manager, marking the club's second move at the position in three years. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

. Ryan Pace has raided the Saints’ staff for his consigliere. According to a report from CBS Sports, Pace has hired New Orleans Saints area scout Josh Lucas to serve as his director of player personnel in Chicago. Click here to see the report.Continue reading →

Broncos QB Peyton Manning to miss Pro Bowl

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning watches from the sidelines during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — As Peyton Manning ponders his football future, he’s concluded one thing: He won’t play in the Pro Bowl next weekend in Glendale, Arizona. Manning said his right thigh injury hasn’t gotten much better in the week since the Denver Broncos were bounced from the playoffs by Indianapolis. The five-time NFL MVP… Continue reading →

Senior Bowl preview: Reviewing the Saints’ needs and a look at prospects who might fit

Missouri defensive lineman Markus Golden (33) runs for a 21-yard touchdown after picking up a Florida fumble during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Missouri won 42-13. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

The New Orleans Saints have plenty of work to do this offseason. This season’s 7-9 finish shocked the team and has forced it to take a long, hard look at its personnel, coaching staff and methods of operation. Some of the deconstruction has already begun, with three members of the coaching staff being… Continue reading →

Veteran New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead willing to wait for fans at charity event

Advocate file photo by ELIOT KAMENITZ -- New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead signs autographs before the Saints host the Tennessee Titians in a preaseason game in August at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Thomas Morstead takes pride in a football résumé that boasts a Super Bowl ring and a Pro Bowl appearance, but the Saints punter becomes particularly demonstrative when talking about his efforts to better the community. “I’m doing the job of my dreams on the field and I’m being very well-compensated, and that’s because of the tremendous,… Continue reading →

Saints go shopping for help at corner

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Saints tackle Terron Armstead (72) reacts to the dwindling seconds of the game against the Cincinnati Bengals as the Saints lost 27-10 in a NFL football game in the Superdome in New Orleans, La. Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014.

The Saints are looking north of the border for cornerback help. “It’s an amazing journey I have… Continue reading →

Maury Magill, the longtime WWL icon who was on the broadcast during the Saints’ first season, dies at age 89

Maury Magill

Maury Magill, the former WWL broadcaster whose 44-year radio career included serving as the New Orleans Saints’ color commentator during game broadcasts in their inaugural season, died Friday. He was 89. Magill began his career at WWL Radio in 1961 and became one of the most versatile voices in New Orleans radio. In addition to broadcasting Saints… Continue reading →

Saints receiver Brandin Cooks has begin catching passes, lifting weights

Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks hauls in a pass against Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones during the fourth quarter Sunday in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

. Brandin Cooks was disappointed when his rookie season ended prematurely due to a thumb injury. He didn’t feel the injury was serious and told The Advocate he would have been able to play through the injury if he were on defense and not required to catch passes. Unfortunately for the New Orleans Seaints wide receiver,… Continue reading →

Source: Saints offensive tackle Terron Armstead to avoid neck surgery

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Saints tackle Terron Armstead (72) reacts to the dwindling seconds of the game against the Cincinnati Bengals as the Saints lost 27-10 in a NFL football game in the Superdome in New Orleans, La. Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014.

. As the season came to a close, Terron Armstead was unsure if he would require surgery to repair his injured neck. It turns out he has nothing to worry about. The Saints left tackle is expected to be able to avoid the operating table and recover through rest and rehabilitation, according to a league source.… Continue reading →